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Lexicon :: Strong's H5791 - ʿāvaṯ

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עָוַת
Transliteration
ʿāvaṯ
Pronunciation
aw-vath'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 1591

Strong’s Definitions

עָוַת ʻâvath, aw-vath'; a primitive root; to wrest:—bow self, (make) crooked, falsifying, overthrow, deal perversely, pervert, subvert, turn upside down.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's H5791 in the following manner: pervert (3x), crooked (2x), bow (1x), bow down (1x), falsifying (1x), overthrown (1x), perversely (1x), subvert (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's H5791 in the following manner: pervert (3x), crooked (2x), bow (1x), bow down (1x), falsifying (1x), overthrown (1x), perversely (1x), subvert (1x).
  1. to be bent, be crooked, bend, make crooked, pervert

    1. (Piel)

      1. to make crooked, falsify, pervert, subvert

      2. to bend, make crooked

    2. (Pual) thing bent (participle)

    3. (Hithpael) to bend oneself

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
עָוַת ʻâvath, aw-vath'; a primitive root; to wrest:—bow self, (make) crooked, falsifying, overthrow, deal perversely, pervert, subvert, turn upside down.
STRONGS H5791:
† [עָוַת] verb be bent, crooked (Late Hebrew id., Pi. Nithp.; Aramaic עַוֵּית Pa.; compare bdb073605, bdb073606 deceive PS3008); —
Pi. Perfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix עִוְּתָ֑נִי Job 19:6, עִוְּתוֺ Ecclesiastes 7:13; 3rd person plural suffix עִוְּתוּנִי Psalm 119:78; Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular יְעַוֵּת Psalm 146:9; Job 8:3, יְעַוֶּתֿ Job 8:3; Infinitive לְעַוֵּת Amos 8:5; Lamentations 3:22; —
1.
a. make crooked = falsify, scales Amos 8:5; pervert justice (מִשְׁפָּט, צֶדֶק) Job 8:3 (twice in verse); Job 34:12 (all God subject); with accusative of person subvert (i.e. deprive of justice), אָדָם בְּרִיבוֺ לְע׳ Lamentations 3:36, compare Psalm 119:78; so עִוְּתָ֑נִי Job 19:6 (י׳ subject).
2. bend, make crooked, דֶּרֶךְ רְשָׁעִים Psalm 146:9 (י׳ subject); in general Ecclesiastes 7:13 (God subject; opposed to תִּקֵּן).
Pu. Participle מְעֻוָּת Ecclesiastes 1:15 what is bent (opposed to תְּקֹן).
Hithp. Perfect 3rd person plural consecutive וְהִתְעַוְּתוּ Ecclesiastes 12:3 and the strong men bend themselves.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Job

8:3; 8:3; 8:3; 19:6; 19:6; 34:12

Psalms

119:78; 119:78; 146:9; 146:9

Ecclesiastes

1:15; 7:13; 7:13; 12:3

Lamentations

3:22; 3:36

Amos

8:5; 8:5

H5791

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5791 matches the Hebrew עָוַת (ʿāvaṯ),
which occurs 11 times in 10 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 8:3 - “Does God pervert H5791 justice?
Or does [fn]the Almighty pervert H5791 what is right?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:6 - Know then that God has wronged H5791 me
And has surrounded me with His net.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:12 - “God certainly will not act wickedly,
And the Almighty will not pervert H5791 justice.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:78 - May the arrogant be put to shame, because they lead H5791 me astray H5791 with a lie;
But I shall meditate on Your precepts.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:9 - The LORD watches over strangers;
He [fn]supports the fatherless and the widow,
But He [fn]thwarts H5791 the way of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 1:15 - What is crooked H5791 cannot be straightened, and what is lacking cannot be counted.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:13 - Consider the work of God,
For who is able to straighten what He has bent H5791?
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 12:3 - on the day that the watchmen of the house tremble, and strong men are bent H5791 over H5791, the grinders stop working because they are few, and those who look through [fn]windows grow [fn]dim;
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 3:36 - To [fn]defraud H5791 someone in his lawsuit
Of these things the Lord does not [fn]approve.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 8:5 - saying,
“When will the new moon [fn]be over,
So that we may sell grain;
And the Sabbath, so that we may open the wheat market,
To make the [fn]ephah smaller and the [fn]shekel bigger,
And to cheat H5791 with dishonest scales,

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